3 Signs Your Foster Child Might Have PTSD

What Is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition caused by violent or terrifying events. Most often, people associate it with veterans or abuse survivors. However, anyone who has undergone a horrific event might develop PTSD. PTSD can take weeks, months, or even years to manifest, so even if it has been a … Read more3 Signs Your Foster Child Might Have PTSD

Understanding PTSD in Teens

In recent years, the stigma surrounding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) decreased. PTSD is a mental illness brought on as an unconscious response to some form of trauma. It can lead to the development of other disorders such as depression and anxiety. In teenagers, being the victim of abuse, violence, or accident causes trauma. Dealing … Read moreUnderstanding PTSD in Teens

The Impact of PTSD Symptoms in Teens

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), relates to those who have participated in combat, but it is often not discussed outside of this framework. In actuality, anyone who experienced or witnessed trauma has PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can be particularly challenging for teenagers. PTSD can present in multiple ways including, flashbacks, difficulties with concentration, hypervigilance, and emotional … Read moreThe Impact of PTSD Symptoms in Teens